This study, which appeared as Chapter 23 in Volume 4 of the Cambridge Medieval History (Cambridge, 1923), was written by the noted Byzantinist Charles Diehl and covers the period from the 4th through the 15th centuries. Topics in Chapter 23 ["The Government and Administration of the Byzantine Empire"] include: The Basileus; Limitations of imperial authority; The twofold hierarchy of rank and office; The ministers; Institution of the themes; The themes in the 10th century; Officials of the themes; Importance of the bureaucracy; Hellenisation of the Empire; Assistance of the Church; The army; The fleet.
Includes Title Page, Table of Contents, Chapter 23 (pp. 726-744), Bibliography for Chapter 23 (p. 894-895), Abbreviations, and Chronological Table in 35 pdf pages. Book digitized by Google, article extracted and uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.